To Castor and Pollux
by Henry James Pye
Castor and Pollux, tuneful Muse, now sing;
The offspring of the cloud-compelling king,
When on Taygetus’ high-rising crest
The son of Saturn lovely Leda press’d.
Hail, ye Tyndaridae, well skill’d to train
The fiery courser for the’ embattled plain.